U.S.S. RHODE ISLAND

(SSBN-740)

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USS RHODE ISLAND (SSBN-740) - an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine

In Commission 1994 to Present

SSBN-740 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1988 - Keel Date: 15 SEP 1988
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
JUL 1993 - Launch Date: 17 JUL 1993
JUL 1994 - Commissioned: 9 JUL 1994
SEP 1994 - SEP 1994 Dependents Cruise

SSBN-740 General Specifications

Class: Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine

Named for: The U.S. state of Rhode Island

Complement: 15 Officers and 140 Enlisted

Displacement: 16764 tons

Length: 560 feet.

Beam: 42 feet

Flank Speed: 25+ knots